• ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup water
  • 340g fresh cranberries rinsed and picked through
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 piece of orange peel (just use a potato peeler)


  1. Combine sugar, orange juice, and water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine.
  2. Add cranberries, salt, cinnamon stick and orange peel.
  3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  4. Continue cooking, for about 10 minutes, or until all or most of the cranberries have popped. You can leave a handful of berries whole.
  5. Let cool for at least 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Leftover cranberry sauce?
Don’t worry! Here are some ways to use it:
Over pancakes
Spoon into muffins
Stir it into yogurt
Whip it into a smoothie
Top your toast
Glaze your pork
On grilled cheese (Brie, goat cheese and cheddar cheese)